Ocean Star has developed a comprehensive 20 days Superyacht stewardess course. Being a stewardess is a great introduction to the world of luxury, travel and hard work. If you are looking to find work in the interior of a Superyacht or Megayacht then get a head start with our industry recognised stewardess course.
Ocean Star Sailing Academy provides you with what is generally considered within the industry to be the minimum training and certification needed to find work as a stewardess.
More importantly, we are industry leaders when it comes to preparing our students for the tough job of finding work. Give yourself the edge by completing the Stewardess Career Course.
This 20 day Career course starts off with 5 days Intensive Stewardess Training.
This training provides you with knowledge and practical skills such as food and wine pairing, silver service, detailing, housekeeping and flower arranging. During these 5 days you will get assistance with the interviewing process, creating a CV and day work references.
This is followed by the STCW (Standards of Training for Crew and Watch), where students learn basic first aid, fire fighting and life-raft training and safety awareness. In the final week students will participate in an exciting 2-day Power Boat course on one of our 3 Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs).
- Stewardess Intensive Training Course 5 days
- PB2 2 days
- SRC/VHF 1 day
- STCW/CSA 11days (STCW is 5 modules run over 11 days and is compulsory for anyone who wants to work at sea)
Additional courses that we highly recommend to compliment the Superyacht Stewardess
- Competent Crew 5 days
Students stay on the boat during the multi-day practical courses in order to get a real feel for onboard living. A stipend for essentials (tea, coffee, cereal, milk, etc) is included in the course price. During the theory week and STCW, students have the option of staying at our Academy in the Waterfront.
For practical courses we ask that students bring a sleeping bag, towel, toiletries, change of clothes, and suitable wet weather gear. Sunglasses and sunscreen are also a good idea.
For the theory course students will need a 2B pencils, a pen, a notebook and where possible, their own Portland plotter and dividers (we can also loan to the student). We can also help with the purchase of any of these materials.
For STCW you will need your Passport or ID book on day one of your course. You will also need to wear old clothes for the fire fighting (MFF) element, for Personal Safety Training (PST) you will need swimwear, a towel and a set of clothes to get in the pool with.
PRACTICAL sailing courses start with a briefing at the school, 11 Portswood Road at 8.30am.
THEORY courses take place at the school and commence at 8.30am
STCW training takes place in the Cape Town foreshore, training starts promptly at 8.30am
STEWARDESS training takes place in Gordon’s Bay and starts Mondays at 9.00am